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Author Okema, Michael.

Title Political culture of Tanzania / Michael Okema.

Published Lewiston : E. Mellen Press, c1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  306.209678 OKEM MJ19    AVAILABLE
Physical description 162 p. ; 24 cm.
Series African studies ; v. 41
African studies (Lewiston, (N.Y.)) ; v. 41.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-162).
Contents Political Culture -- The Nature of the Tanzania State -- Fundamental Values -- Brotherhood; Unity, Peace -- Parochial Tendencies -- The Limited Role of Ethnicity -- Subject Tendencies -- The State as Totalitarian -- One Party Rule -- The Armed Forces -- Cooperatives -- Trade Unions -- Youth -- Mass Media -- Participant Tendencies -- Recognition of the Importance of the Masses -- Legitimacy and Legitimation -- Personal Legitimacy -- Mass Participation -- Institutions of Legitimation -- Synchronization of Values and Realities -- Adaptivity of the Political System -- Social Circumstances -- Political Processes for Change -- Self Transformation of the Political System -- Homeostasis -- The Cushioning of Shocks -- Relevant Institutions for Dealing with Shocks -- Procedures for Shock Absorbsion -- New Challenges.
Subject Political culture -- Tanzania.
Tanzania -- Politics and government.
ISBN 0889461759 (ser.)
0773489215 (hardcover)